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Civil War conspirators come to the library

The 1860s come alive in a free multimedia show on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, when the Clarksville Regional Historical Society presents California and the Civil War. “We’ll look back to the beginning of the war and examine Lincoln’s fear that the Golden State would break away with the South,” said Richard Hurley, the show’s co-author. […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Folsom Symphony, Maestro Neumann renew contract

Maestro Michael Neumann

The Folsom Symphony’s Board of Directors announced that Michael Neumann will continue as conductor and music director at least through 2015. The symphony and Neumann agreed to a four-year contract in December that includes an option to renew for three additional years. “We have been so fortunate to have a conductor of Michael’s caliber since […]

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Encore film festival hosted at Crocker

The Crocker Art Museum will present an encore screening of the 2011 “Place Called Sacramento” film festival at the museum on Thursday, Feb. 4. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Friends of Access Sacramento, PCS filmmakers and fans are invited to celebrate, again, the 10 short films first premiered last October at the Crest Theatre. […]

Comments Off / January 19, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Oak Ridge to host robotics competition

More than 14 Northern California robotics teams will be competing on Sunday, Jan. 22, at a FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Qualifying Tournament at Oak Ridge High School. The event is hosted by the ORHS Interact Club, the FIRST FTC Team No. 4238 (RCGFoPL) and Playing @Learning. The competition is free and open to the public. The […]

Comments Off / January 16, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

EDH wrestlers tops at tourneys

EDH club wrestler Zach Crozier wins at the Antelope High School wrestling tournament on Jan. 8. Courtesy photo

Last weekend the El Dorado Hills Elite Wrestling Club had several wrestlers compete in three different tournaments with much success. Saturday most of the team competed at Twelve Bridges in Lincoln while three club wrestlers at took on the competition at the El Dorado Hills Invitational. On Sunday 14 club wrestlers competed at The Rumble at Antelope […]

Comments Off / January 13, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Holy trinity students use art to reach out to Haitian classmates

Holy Trinity students created colorful art for students in Haiti. The art will be on display here until Jan. 30. Courtesy photo

Holy Trinity School Ministry has supported a Haitian mission project for the poorest of school children in Port au Prince, but recently took the challenge to push themselves well beyond monetary aid. As part of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish in El Dorado Hills, the school has raised several thousand dollars over the last two years […]

Comments Off / January 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge falls short in overtime

By Shane Theodore The Oak Ridge Trojans got the Delta River League schedule off to an ominous start, falling in overtime Wednesday to visiting Pleasant Grove 73-66. “We played hard, but ultimately, they came out the winner,” Troyan coach Steve Scott said. Bryce Scott knocked down two free throws with seconds left to send the […]

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